DIY Clay Ornaments

By craft contributor Caitlin

diy clay ornament

This year I’ve been really into minimal, natural looking holiday decor. And that isn’t always easy to find in the store – there are a lot of crazy ornaments out there, folks! After looking for a while, I accepted defeat and decided to make some of my own out of clay! And I just love them!

diy clay ornaments

Keep reading for instructions on making your own clay ornaments…Supplies:
-Air Dry Clay
-Rolling Pin
-Knife
-Skewer
-String

diy clay ornaments

Instructions:
-Roll clay out on wax paper until it’s 1/4″ thick.
-Use your knife or cookie cutters to cut out the shape of your ornament.
-Cut your design into the clay – you can use a cookie cutter for this as well if you don’t want to free hand it.
-Use the skewer to make a hole at the top of your ornament.
-Let dry for 24+ hours. (Check the instructions on the brand you buy.)
-Put the string through the hole you made with the skewer and tie the ends together.

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These would also make great gift tags or just a little piece of wall art! Plus, your kiddos will have loads of fun helping out with this project!

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